EVENTS


Bounenkai
Saturday, 11th December 2010 2:00pm - 11:30pm
Bincho Soho

We held a celebratory end-of-year meal at Bincho Soho from 2pm on Saturday, 11th December, followed by karaoke and finishing up in the pub. It was a fun day and indeed night, with many members in attendance!

Conversation Evening
Tuesday, 7th December 2010 6:30pm - 11:00pm
The Old Explorer

December hails the arrival of our traditional Christmas Quiz, focussing on the big news of the year. It is also, of course, the time when we take sign-ups for our popular Bounenkai, which has, in recent years, evolved into a full day of "celebration"...

Conversation Evening
Tuesday, 2nd November 2010 6:30pm - 11:00pm
The Old Explorer

Conversation Evening
Tuesday, 5th October 2010 6:30pm - 11:00pm
The Old Explorer

Thames Festival
Sunday, 12th September 2010 6:00pm - 11:30pm
Doggett's Coat and Badge

We watched the Night Carnival and Fireworks of the Thames Festival, having met at 6pm in Doggett's pub on the South Bank. It was crowded but a fun and successful event.

Conversation Evening
Tuesday, 7th September 2010 6:30pm - 11:00pm
The Old Explorer

Pub Evening
Friday, 20th August 2010 6:30pm - 11:30pm
Old Thameside Inn (The), London Bridge

We had Riverside Drinks at The Old Thameside Inn near London Bridge station. The weather was a bit gloomy but the atmosphere vibrant by the end of the evening!

Conversation Evening
Tuesday, 3rd August 2010 6:30pm - 11:00pm
The Old Explorer

Day Trip
Saturday, 24th July 2010 12:00pm - 11:30pm
Paddington Station

This year's annual day out was to the historical and very beautiful city of Bath. We enjoyed lunch, a whirlwind tour of the city, famous buns and drinks in the evening.

Conversation Evening
Tuesday, 6th July 2010 6:30pm - 11:00pm
The Old Explorer

World Cup
Thursday, 24th June 2010 7:00pm - 11:30pm
Slug and Lettuce (The), Leicester Square

We watched the Japan vs Denmark match at the Slug and Lettuce pub. Japan won with an excellent performance and it was enjoyable to see the match in such company.

Conversation Evening
Tuesday, 1st June 2010 6:30pm - 11:00pm
The Old Explorer

Restaurant Night
Friday, 14th May 2010 7:00pm - 11:30pm
Yoisho Restaurant

The conversation group held a Restaurant Night at the excellent Yoisho restaurant near Goodge Street station and Tottenham Court Road.

Conversation Evening
Tuesday, 4th May 2010 6:30pm - 11:00pm
The Old Explorer

Hanami in Kensington Gardens
Saturday, 24th April 2010 12:00pm - 11:30pm
Kensington Gardens

We held our traditional Hanami cherry blossom viewing party in Kensington Gardens. Plentiful amounts of food and drink were consumed as we relaxed under the authentic sakura trees. Afterwards, we moved on to the Queens Arms pub and the merriment continued into the night.

Conversation Evening
Tuesday, 6th April 2010 6:30pm - 11:00pm
The Old Explorer

Conversation Evening
Tuesday, 2nd March 2010 6:30pm - 11:00pm
The Old Explorer

Shinnenkai
Saturday, 20th February 2010 2:00pm - 8:00pm
Bincho Soho

We threw a slightly belated New Year Party the Bincho yakitori restaurant in Soho at 2pm on Saturday, 20th February 2010.

Conversation Evening
Tuesday, 2nd February 2010 6:30pm - 11:00pm
The Old Explorer

Conversation Evening
Tuesday, 12th January 2010 6:30pm - 11:00pm
The Old Explorer




























FUTURE EVENTS

Summer Picnic on Sunday 14th August
Sunday, 14th August 2022 2:00pm - 7:00pm

We are holding a summer picnic in St James’s Park from 2pm on Sunday 14th August.

The location will be under the trees on the north side of the lake, near St James’s Cafe. Click the link above for a map.

Please feel free to bring food or drinks if you wish to attend. There are toilets nearby, although shops are a little further away. You can walk to the location from Charing Cross, Piccadilly Circus, Green Park, Westminster, Embankment and St James’s Park Underground stations, and pick up beverages and such on the way.

We very much hope to see you there!

PAST EVENTS

Anual Hanami in Kensington Gardens
Sunday, 17th April 2022 2:30pm - 11:59pm

Our annual Hanami cherry blossom viewing party in Kensington Gardens was from 2:30pm at the usual spot. Afterwards, we went to the Queen's Arms pub to finish off the evening.